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Course summary

Apply the science of food to promote good health and understand the social influences that affect diets and nutrition. Nutrition plays a key part in the promotion of good health and the primary prevention of diet-related illness in communities and populations. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Become a critically reflective practitioner and gain practical experience in our health science and catering laboratories
  • Gain an understanding of the relationship between food, nutrition and health
  • Manage, analyse, interpret and communicate information and statistics about nutrition related health and disease states
  • Undertake work-based placements to apply your expertise and refine your practical skills
  • Have the option to undertake either a 20-30 day placement after year two, or a longer sandwich placement year between years two and three
Find out more Careers in nutrition are developing and expanding, and through work placements you’ll experience the wide variety of roles available for nutritionists. You’ll be able to undertake a placement in an area such as:
  • The food industry
  • Producers and suppliers
  • Charities
  • Community Projects
  • Weight loss and healthy lifestyle services
  • Sports nutrition
  • Public and private sector catering
  • Research
You’ll also develop group skills by delivering your own nutrition awareness event. Throughout the course, you’ll learn skills which are appealing and desirable to employers. Why study Nutrition at Leeds Beckett University…
  • Professionally accredited by the Association for Nutrition - an independent regulator for Registered Nutritionists
  • Fantastic placement opportunities - available across the region so you'll be able to build your CV
  • Access to specialist facilities - including our food inspection and nutrition labs where you'll enhance your practical research skills
  • Support real-life community projects - based in and around Leeds, where you'll put your learning into practice
  • 94.4% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Human Physiology
  • Food & Food Science
  • Personal Development & Academic Skills for Nutritionists
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Food & Society
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Human Metabolism
  • Genetics & Lifestyle Related Conditions
  • Community & Public Health Nutrition
  • Professional Development for Nutritionists
  • Research Methodology, Statistics & Evaluation
  • Food Science & Microbiology
  • Nutrition & Physical Activity
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Current Issues in Nutrition
  • Research Project
  • Nutrition in Practice
  • Competent Professional
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Nutrition at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS